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I have a go cart that I built a while ago it has rear suspension and no front suspension I would like to put front suspension on it but don't exactly no how I should go about it
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Post some pics of the kart so we know what we're looking at
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:20 PM
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Double A arms is pretty standard... but yeah, let's see some pics
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Default Front Suspension

Check out my first build pics, I grafted the front of a cheap Craiglist Quad onto the front.
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A link would help...

EDIT: Hang on, the kart in your album has front suspension so, where's the problem?
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http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/album.p...pictureid=3198


how's this, not sure how to direct you to my album of photos.
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The front suspension was welded onto the front of the frame. I cut this off of a 125 quad I bought for 25$. I also used the rear swing arm and shock from the quad. I fabricated the midsection from 1" tube.
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That doesn't answer my question; your first post says

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I would like to put front suspension on it but don't exactly no how I should go about it
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the kart in your album has front suspension so, where's the problem?
Why do you need to know how to add front suspension to a kart that already has front suspension; Am I missing something?
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I was responding to gear monkey and his question of how to deal with adding front suspension. I stated that I had grafted the front of a quad onto my frame. There are pics in my albums that show the front from the quad before it was cut off. My cart was built from scratch using the donor quad suspension.
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I will try to figure out how to post pics tomorrow. !!!!!!THANKS FOR THE INFO AND PLEASE KEEP GIVING INFO!!!!!!!
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That doesn't answer my question; your first post says



...but,



Why do you need to know how to add front suspension to a kart that already has front suspension; Am I missing something?
I'm thinking you are looking at the wrong pictures, we are still waiting for gearmonkeys, or am I wrong?
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I'm thinking you are looking at the wrong pictures, we are still waiting for gearmonkeys, or am I wrong?
I have to get my other computer tomorrow to download the pics it will be around lunch time
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I could be crazy confused also at this time, 14 hours of jet lag have made me very crazy. my response and pics are of the red off road go cart that I built for my grandsons. in my profile there are 14 pics of the build in an album.
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That doesn't answer my question; your first post says



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Why do you need to know how to add front suspension to a kart that already has front suspension; Am I missing something?
?? I have no pics in album??? I will show pics tom.of the cart it has rear suspension and a shattering no front suspension
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I was responding to gear monkey and his question of how to deal with adding front suspension. I stated that I had grafted the front of a quad onto my frame. There are pics in my albums that show the front from the quad before it was cut off. My cart was built from scratch using the donor quad suspension.
Oh right Somehow I missed the fact that you're not the OP; my bad

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